This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Tuesday, December 19 2017

06:00Flog It! Trade Secrets Rarities Antiques series. Paul Martin and the Flog It! team examine the most unusual items they have seen over the years. Also in HD. [S] 
06:30Let's Get a Good Thing Going 1/5. Cheltenham: Series presented by Kevin Duala in which local people pitch ideas to help their community. Four Cheltenham residents pitch their dream projects. Also in HD. [S] 
07:15Street Auction 6/10. Pontardawe: People donate items to be auctioned off for a community member. A town turns out to support a Welsh woman who uses her own tragic experience to help others. Also in HD. [S] 
08:00Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. Chesney Hawkes and Debbie McGee scour south east England in search of antiques, accompanied by Christina Trevanion and Charles Hanson. Also in HD. [S,SL] 
09:00Victoria Derbyshire The BBC's daily news and current affairs programme with original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and breaking news. Also in HD. [S] 
11:00BBC Newsroom Live Stay up to date on the day's top stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens. Also in HD. [S] 
12:00Daily Politics Jo Coburn with the latest political news, interviews and debate. Also in HD. [S] 
13:00The Link 10/25. Three teams battle it out to spot the link between a growing number of clues. Also in HD. [S] 
13:45Equestrian: Olympia Grand Prix... ...Highlights. International show jumping from the London International Horse Show with highlights from the prestigious Olympia Grand Prix. Commentary by Nick Luck and Andy Austin. [S] 
15:00Inside Claridge's 2/3. Documentary series revealing the inner world of luxury hotel Claridge's. Exploring the importance of tradition and continuity to the hotel's clientele - and to its reputation. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
16:00Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom 2/3. Summer: Summer is a narrow window of plenty, when the land is bathed in 24-hour sunlight. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
17:00The Blue Planet 7/8. Tidal Seas: David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. As snails surf the waves in pursuit of a meal, how do the tides create opportunities for marine life? [AD,S] 
18:00Sacred Rivers with Simon Reeve 1/3. The Nile: Simon Reeve explores the influence three rivers have on the countries they flow through. He travels from source to sea along the world's longest river, the Nile. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
19:00The Repair Shop at Christmas The Repair Shop is decked with holly and the team fix up festive family treasures, including the only Christmas present received by evacuee Patricia in 1939, a Betty Doll. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
20:00MasterChef: The Professionals -... ...The Finals. 19/21. The first challenge the four chefs face in finals week is The Chef's Table. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
21:00Rick Stein's Road to Mexico Rick Stein's latest travels take him to Mexico's culinary capital Oaxaca, home to Mexico's national cheese queso oaxacana. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:00The League of Gentlemen 2/3. Save Royston Vasey: Comedy series. Royston Vasey is facing a threat more terrible than anything it has faced before - boundary changes that will erase the town from the map forever. [AD,S] 
22:30Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Emily Maitlis. Also in HD. [S] Followed by weather. 
23:15NFL This Week Mark Chapman introduces a weekly dose of American football action from the NFL, with expert analysis from Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell. Also in HD. [S] 
00:05Dara & Ed's Road to Mandalay 1/3. Malaysia: Dara and Ed watch a beauty pageant for chickens in Kuala Lumpur. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
01:05The Apprentice 12/14. Interviews: The final five candidates are summoned to Lord Sugar's offices, where some of his closest associates put them through their paces in the interviews. Also in HD. [S,SL] 
02:05Expedition Volcano 2/2. Two-part documentary. Chris Jackson and his fellow geologists are heading for the volcano Nyamulagira - one of the most active yet least explored volcanoes on the planet. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
03:05This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. Also in HD. [S]